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Flacking for GMOs: How the Biotech Industry Cultivates Positive Media-and Discourages Criticism
Science & Tech  (tags: science, biotech, industry, spin, positive image, attacks, intimidation, criticism, activist scientists, research, Monsanto, GMOs, agrichemicals, Genetic Literacy Project, American Council on Science and Health, media tactics )

Evelyn
- 98 days ago - progressive.org
"Many reporters are simply too intimidated and afraid to report on health & environmental effects of the agrichemical industry and its products" Industry tars public health advocates & reporters as anti-science for raising issues the public needs to know
My Blog No Longer Accepts Comments, Thanks to GMO Trolls
Science & Tech  (tags: food, Big Ag, Monsanto, trolls, blogs, propaganda )

Freya
- 109 days ago - alternet.org
This is not about thoughtful discussion of the scientific, social and political issues raised by GMOs. This is about personal attacks to discredit anyone who raises questions about those issues.
Monsanto and DuPont Announce New Weed Killer for GMO Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: genetically engineered, monsanto, dupont, gmos, glyphosate )

Judy
- 465 days ago - ecowatch.com
The rival seed and agrichemical companies have signed a multi-year supply agreement for the weed killer dicamba in the U.S. and Canada
Monsanto Somehow Named the 12th Greenest Company in America
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, green, greenest companies, greenwashing, monocropping, Monsanto, newsweek, roundup, Sustainability )

Judy
- 494 days ago - modernfarmer.com
In a decision likely to come as a surprise to all of those who aren't huge Monsanto fans, like the Nebraska farmers currently suing the company for allegedly giving them cancer, Monsanto has just been given a greenness award.
59 Indigenous Corn Varieties at Risk as Monsanto Eyes Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: Mexico, Monsanto, GMO, seeds, corn, maize, indignous corn varieties )

Judy
- 640 days ago - ecowatch.com
Mexico's unique and treasured native corn varieties could be under threat as Monsanto, the world's largest seed producer, vies to plant genetically modified (GMO) corn in the country.
Monsanto's Glyphosate Is Killing Bees and Destroying The Global Food Supply - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Biology, Study, Bees, Pollinators, Monsanto, Toxic Chemicals, Glyphosate, Food Industry, World, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 1161 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
The GM agricultural system that Monsanto arrogantly claims will help to solve world hunger depends on a highly toxic chemical, that a new biology study finds kills the pollinator upon which approximately 70% of the world's food supply depends on, the bee.
GMO Bluegrass Is Unregulated, Unlabelled and Toxic - Via Organic Consumers Association
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, GMOs, Genetically modified organisms, Monsanto, GMO Contamination, Organic pasture, Wild Flowers, Organic Farming, Ecosytem, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1178 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Monsanto and Scotts are testing the first genetically engineered grass for both consumer and commercial use. Scotts Roundup Ready GMO Kentucky Bluegrass is unregulated, will not be labelled "GMO" contaminating organic pasture for cows. Global Petition.
Seventeen Reasons to Ban Glyphosate - Via Examiner.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: Chemical Industry, Toxic Chemicals, Monsanto, Glyphosate, Scientific research, Health risks, Pesticides, Herbicides )

Victoria
- 1179 days ago - examiner.com
The herbicide glyphosate (active ingredient in Roundup) was introduced in 1974 and its use is accelerating with the advent of herbicide-tolerant, genetically modified (GM) crops. Evidence is mounting that glyphosate interferes with metabolic processes.
Changing Times: Concerned Scientists Urge Action on Monsanto Superweeds (VIDEO - Must See)
Science & Tech  (tags: Monsanto, superweeds, Changing Times, Union of Concerned Scientists, UCS, herbicide-resistant, superweeds )

Evelyn
- 1264 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is calling for action to halt the devastation being caused by herbicide-resistant superweeds. Agro-giant Monsanto and its competitors are responsible for the rise of superweeds that are a grim reality for farmers
How Monsanto Annihilated a Paradise
Science & Tech  (tags: Monsanto, Glyphosate, GeneticEngineering, safety )

John
- 1265 days ago - peoplestrusttoronto.wordpress.com
Molokai has been subject to biotech giant Monsanto for some time now. The residents of the island seem to be getting sicker and sicker. They believe the recent rise in illnesses is directly related to Monsanto's Bt toxin and Glyphosate
Monsanto's Harvest of Fear (a Revisit...)
Science & Tech  (tags: Monsanto, GMO, GE, Genetic Engineering, Genetically Modified, Intimidation )

Syd
- 1277 days ago - care2.com
Just as frightening as the corporation's tactics - ruthless legal battles against small farmers - is its decades-long history of toxic contamination...
Monsanto's Bt-Toxins in GMOs Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells - Via Nation of Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Genetic Engineering, Monsanto, GMOs Crops, Research, Health Risks, Humans, Ethics, Important News )

Victoria
- 1361 days ago - nationofchange.org
Important article. Reproductive toxicology: Bt- toxins found in GMOs are starting to kill unborn children. New research from Canada show that Bt-toxins are showing up in pregnant women, and are killing human embryo cells. GMOs and toxins must be scrapped.
Even Danish Dairy Cows Can't Escape Monsanto's Toxic Wrath
Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, GMOs, research, Danish dairy cows, Monsanto, toxic, pollutionhealth, scientists )

Roseann
- 1464 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
A newly published European research paper has concluded that Monsanto's herbicide Roundup is toxic to the normal metabolism of dairy cows.
Exclusive: Washington State Testing Alfalfa for GMO Contamination
Science & Tech  (tags: Ag officias, WA state, alfalfa, GM alfalfa detected, GM hay rejected for export, GM contamination, testing, Roundup Ready, copious herbicide application, Monsanto, International buyers reject GM )

Judy
- 1496 days ago - reuters.com
Agriculture officials in Washington state are testing samples of alfalfa after a farmer reported his hay was rejected for export because it tested positive for a genetically modified trait that was not supposed to be in his crop.
Bad Science: Why We Need GMO Labeling
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, GMO risks, research, protection, prevention, nutrition, investigation, health, environment, healthy, science, cover-up, Monsanto, dishonesty, corporate, corruption )

Marty
- 1548 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Professor David Suzuki makes clear why GMO foods are based on bad science and why GMO labeling is needed.
 

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